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Student Musicians Perform April 30

  • The Symphonic Band performs in 2012.
    The Symphonic Band performs in 2012.

Location: Daniel Z. Gibson Center for the Arts

April 30, 2013
Symphonic Band, Sax Quartet and Brass players bring their year to a close with a mix of classical and contemporary music.

CHESTERTOWN, MD—Three of Washington College’s student music groups will bring their academic year to a close with a free, public performance of classical and contemporary pieces on Tuesday, April 30, at 8 p.m. in Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts. The concert will feature the Symphonic Band, Saxophone Quartet, and Brass Ensemble. 

The WC Symphonic Band, directed by Keith Wharton, will perform “Toccata Marziale” by R. Vaughan Williams, “Dolcina” from Symphony No. 3, “Don Quixote” by Robert W. Smith, “An Outdoor Overture” by Aaron Copland, and “Cajun Folk Songs” by Frank Tichelli.  

The Saxophone Quartet, directed by Phyllis Crossen-Richardson, will present “It Don’t Mean a Thing” by Duke Ellington, “Mission Impossible” by Lalo Schifrin, “When I’m Sixty-Four” by John Lennon & Paul McCartney, and “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Freddie Mercury.

The Brass Ensemble, directed by Davy DeArmond, will perform “Fanfare” from La Péri by Paul Dukas, several traditional tunes including “Die Bankelsangerlieder” and “Shenandoah,” and an arrangement of the theme for Magnificent 7 by Elmer Bernstein.

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